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Students protest against CAA, NRC outside Victoria Memorial as BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta addresses Kolkata Literary Meet session
India

Students protest against CAA, NRC outside Victoria Memorial as BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta addresses Kolkata Literary Meet session

Hundreds of Left-wing students descended on the road outside the Victoria Memorial Hall in Kolkata on Wednesday evening, protesting against CAA, NRC and BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta who took part in an event on the grounds of the iconic monument

Yellow or Blue economy? In Hong Kong, businesses are choosing political sides amid shrinking middle ground
World

Yellow or Blue economy? In Hong Kong, businesses are choosing political sides amid shrinking middle ground

After seven months of street protests against Beijing’s assault on these liberties, Hong Kong is colour-coded — and bitterly divided. The yellow economy refers to the hue of umbrellas once used to defend demonstrators against pepper spray and streams of tear gas. That is in contrast to blue businesses, which support the police.

JNU violence: Why did VC Jagadesh Kumar allow festering student resentment to escalate? And why isn't his inaction under scrutiny?
India

JNU violence: Why did VC Jagadesh Kumar allow festering student resentment to escalate? And why isn't his inaction under scrutiny?

On Sunday evening, violence broke out at the JNU campus as masked men and women, armed with sticks, attacked students and teachers, and damaged property on campus

'Head the army and mind your business': P Chidambaram slams General Bipin Rawat for remarks on CAA protests
India

'Head the army and mind your business': P Chidambaram slams General Bipin Rawat for remarks on CAA protests

P Chidambaram also alleged that the army chief and the Director General of Police (DGP) of Uttar Pradesh had been asked to support the government

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat says forces have 'utmost respect' for human rights laws
India

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat says forces have 'utmost respect' for human rights laws

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat was addressing the interns and senior officers of the National Human Rights Commission at the Manav Adhikar Bhawan

Did General Bipin Rawat's comments on anti-CAA protests fall afoul of Section 21 of Army Act?
India

Did General Bipin Rawat's comments on anti-CAA protests fall afoul of Section 21 of Army Act?

From army veterans to politicians, several people observed that Rawat's comments were arguable in violation of the Section 21 of Army Rules, 1954

Bipin Rawat accuses universities of stoking anti-CAA tensions, but reports indicate most violence occurred off-campus
India

Bipin Rawat accuses universities of stoking anti-CAA tensions, but reports indicate most violence occurred off-campus

General Bipin Rawat on Thursday weighed in on the highly politicised issue of Citizenship Amendment Act and the nationwide protests against it, while addressing an event in his capacity as the Chief of the Army Staff

Singapore Police probes Indian national for allegedly taking part in anti-CAA protest without permit at Marina Bay
India

Singapore Police probes Indian national for allegedly taking part in anti-CAA protest without permit at Marina Bay

Singapore police are investigating an Indian national for allegedly being involved in a public protest against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s controversial citizenship law

CAA protests: What the government must learn from India's mass movements against citizenship reforms
India

CAA protests: What the government must learn from India's mass movements against citizenship reforms

As India confronts the largest protest movements seen since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office, it's important to understand the lessons of the past decades

Kangana Ranaut explains why Bollywood celebs haven't reacted to CAA protests, calls them 'cowards'
Entertainment

Kangana Ranaut explains why Bollywood celebs haven't reacted to CAA protests, calls them 'cowards'

Kangana Ranaut says most Bollywood celebrities were highly privileged and self-obsessed.

Anti-CAA protests: Where most political parties fear to tread, students show opposition and take on government
Politics

Anti-CAA protests: Where most political parties fear to tread, students show opposition and take on government

India's students have shown the Opposition that it is possible to challenge even this ruthless government and the ruling party on a nationwide scale

HRD order to 'connect' with students on social media could be misused for surveillance, silencing dissent in campuses, say experts
India

HRD order to 'connect' with students on social media could be misused for surveillance, silencing dissent in campuses, say experts

The real reason behind HRD circular seeking access to varsity students' Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts appears to be surveillance, and an attempt to identify their ideologies

TISS Hyderabad suspends academic activities after students protest over scholarship, hostel fees
India

TISS Hyderabad suspends academic activities after students protest over scholarship, hostel fees

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad campus, has suspended academic activities following protest by students over issues relating to scholarship and hostel tariff.

Angry young Indians: Nikhila Henry on documenting youth unrest, the need for a more humane society
Life

Angry young Indians: Nikhila Henry on documenting youth unrest, the need for a more humane society

Nikhila Henry on her book The Ferment, which traces the myriad reasons why India's youth is protesting against the State at a time when the country is witnessing a massive growth in its young population

Quota in private educational institutes: Opposition from sector, threat of student protests may keep reservation at bay
India

Quota in private educational institutes: Opposition from sector, threat of student protests may keep reservation at bay

There are arguments both for and against reservations in jobs and educational institutes in the private sector, but currently, it appears that there are a number of hindrances that may keep the government's pre-poll promise at bay.

Movement against Citizenship Bill intensifies in Manipur; student organisations observe 'black day'
India

Movement against Citizenship Bill intensifies in Manipur; student organisations observe 'black day'

The movement against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2016 intensified in Manipur on Saturday. A protest rally was jointly organised at Kwakeithel Akham Leikai in Manipur's Imphal West district. Another protest rally against the bill was also held at Wangoo area in Manipur's Bishnupur district.

ABVP election campaigners ransack Delhi's Zakir Hussain College; students demand action against perpetrators
India

ABVP election campaigners ransack Delhi's Zakir Hussain College; students demand action against perpetrators

Students of the college picketed outside the premises and demanded action against the ABVP,who were breaking flower-pots and furniture, allegedly because they were denied entry by the college guard.

HNLU extends library timings at law school, day after interim vice-chancellor meets protesting students
India

HNLU extends library timings at law school, day after interim vice-chancellor meets protesting students

Interim HNLU vice-chancellor Ravishankar Sharma extended library timings at the law university till 3 am, one of the demands of the protesting students.

HNLU students are challenging society to rethink concepts of equality, justice; matter of time before authorities relent
India

HNLU students are challenging society to rethink concepts of equality, justice; matter of time before authorities relent

Allegations of sexual harassment by faculty, discrimination between boys and girls with regard to hostel timings, no food facilities after 10.30 pm, arbitrary library timings and all-important administrative positions held by faculty members are among the key issues raised by students.

Protests at HNLU enters second week as law students await concrete decision from interim vice-chancellor
India

Protests at HNLU enters second week as law students await concrete decision from interim vice-chancellor

HNLU students have been demanding withdrawal of hostel curfews as well as a host of changes to administrative rules.